Studies

  • Black women scientist in STEM
    Visible Women

    Why visible role models are so important for black women in STEM

  • Life

    4 sleep myths you need to stop believing right now, according to scientists

  • Anne Hathaway
    Life

    How celebrity fat-shaming affects women’s views of their own bodies

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  • Busy woman illustration
    Life

    You’ve probably been living by this Finnish lifestyle concept for years

    Most modern women live by the Finnish philosophy of sisu without even realising it – but that doesn’t mean we should.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Couple on wedding day
    Life

    How keeping your own surname changes the way people perceive your marriage

    Research suggests staying as ‘Ms’ can influence how outsiders view your relationship. Why is this still an issue in the 21st century?

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    Cycle to work? Here’s why mixing up your route could be better for your health

    Making this simple tweak will reduce your exposure to harmful pollution.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • The pressure on women's appearance in the workplace: research
    Careers

    The disturbing reason people don’t trust attractive women in the workplace

    A new study suggests beautiful businesswomen are viewed with suspicion. In an appearance-obsessed world, it almost seems as though women can’t win.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Kerry Washington in Scandal
    Life

    The unexpectedly positive side effect of watching Scandal

    New research reveals that political dramas with female lead characters offer much more than just light entertainment.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Doing this each morning will make you more enthusiastic about work

    Do you struggle to get back in the professional zone after time out? This simple strategy could be the answer.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Why we should all express more gratitude in the workplace

    How does better sleep, fewer headaches and healthier eating sound to you?

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    How our romantic relationships can be affected by what we share on social media

    What we share (or don’t share) on social media can dent our relationship satisfaction – but there is an easy way to fix it.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Why you should be your authentic self in the workplace

    New research suggests it’s healthier and more productive to be honest about who you are at work.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Urban parks make people happier, research shows
    Life

    Making this simple change to your lunch break is proven to boost your mood

    And it takes just 20 minutes.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    The worrying way that working long hours can impact women’s mental health

    Plus a perturbing theory about why men just aren’t affected in the same way.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    How having a close-knit female network can help your career

    Knowing brilliant women in your field doesn’t just make you feel good – it can also boost your job prospects.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    “How my teenage friendships impacted my adult romantic relationships”

    And why yours probably did too.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    Feeling outraged at the news? Here’s why you’re unlikely to act on it

    Relatively few people step up to address injustice – and new research helps explain why.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    This is how British women feel about the age they lost their virginities

    Was it a formative experience, or one you can hardly remember?

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Women aren’t worse at pay negotiations than men. Here’s proof

    A new study debunks an oft-cited piece of wisdom about women in the workplace.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    Brighter skin, better sleep and more money: the proven benefits of Dry January

    Need inspiration to stick with Dry January? A major new study provides just that...

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    How to make meetings more enjoyable and productive, according to science

    Because nobody likes bad meetings.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Why you shouldn’t offer to help your colleagues unless they ask for it

    Here’s a situation where the maxim ‘stay in your lane’ is accurate.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    New study identifies a major reason why people stay in unhappy relationships

    Apparently, altruism comes into play when deciding whether or not to break up.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published